GS 1989 art 167

GS 1989 ARTICLE 167

In closed session Synod decide:

  • to make the following appointments:
  • 1. Board of Governors:
    • Ministers:
      • Western Canada: Revs. B.J. Berends, M. VanderWel, C. Van Spronsen. (Alternates: Revs. P.K.A de Boer, J. Moesker, and E .J. Tiggelaar (in that order).
      • Eastern Canada: Revs. P. Kingma, Cl. Stam, J. Van Rietschoten. (Alternates: Revs. R. Aasman, G. Nederveen, P.G. Feenstra (in that order).
    • Non-ministers:
      • Brs. H. Buist [Burlington], C.G. Heeringa [Ancaster], A. Van Egmond [Smithville], A.L. Vander Hout [Hamilton], K. Veldkamp [Toronto].
    • (Substitutes: Dr. J. Boersema [Ancaster] and R. Lodder [Fergus]).
  • 2. Committee on Relations with Churches Abroad:
    • Revs. Cl. Stam, M. VanderWel, Dr. J. Visscher (convener) Brs. H.A. Berends, A. Nap, Dr. J. VanderStoep.
  • 3. Committee for Contact with the OPC:
    • Revs. R. Aasman, J. Mulder (convener), D.G.J. Agema, Brs. G.J. Nordeman and T.M.P. VanderVen.
  • 4. Standing Committee for the Book of Praise:
    • Rev. J. De Jong, Dr. W. Helder (convener), brs. M. Kampen, J. Van Huisstede.
  • 5. Committee on Bible Translations:
    • Revs. W. den Hollander, J. de Jong, Prof. J. Geertsema, Dr. C. van Dam (con- vener), Rev. G. Nederveen.
  • 6. Churches for Days of Prayer:
    • The Churches at Burlington-West and Edmonton (Providence).
  • 7. Church for the Administration of the General Fund:
    • The Church at Carman.
  • 8. Church for the Archives of General Synod:
    • The Church at Burlington-East (Ebenezer).
  • 9. Church for the Inspection of the Archives of General Synod:
    • The Church at Burlington-West (Rehoboth).
  • 10. Church to Audit the Finances of the 1989 General Synod:
    • The Church at Carman.
  • 11. The Address Church:
    • for Canada:
      • the Church at Burlington-East
    • for the U.S.A.:
      • the Church at Grand Rapids.
  • 12. The Committee for the printing of the Acts:
    • The first and second clerks e.t. of General Synod 1989.
  • 13. The convening Church for the next General Synod to be convened in the fall of 1992:
    • the Church at LINCOLN, Ontario.


Synod decide:

  • that the Committees shall have the right, in case a vacancy occurs, to bring their membership up to its original strength in order to fulfill their mandates.